This is my Sunday column on the Giants. WARNING — this is a baseball column. 49ers’ fans, feel free to skip this. The Giants are built to dominate the postseason, but they are not built to get there this year. In the postseason, the Giants can pitch Madison Bumgarner one hundred times and the other […]
This is my Friday column on the Warriors. WARNING — this is a basketball column. 49ers’ fans — feel free to skip this. The NBA is in its All-Star break and it’s time for the Warriors to take a breath and answer five serious questions. 1. How well do the Warriors match up against the […]
This is what I see when I watch the top-six running backs from this year’s draft class. To read my wide receiver comparisons, click here. To read my quarterback comparisons, click here and here. Melvin Gordon: DeMarco Murray. Sprinters who have thick legs. Todd Gurley: Willis McGahee. Dominant college backs who hurt their knees. Jay […]
Name one free agent from another team you think the 49ers will sign this offseason. Explain your answer.
This is what I see when I watch the wide receivers in this year’s draft class. If you disagree with me you’re probably right. I will revisit this after the Combine. Amari Cooper: Torry Holt. Smooth route-runners who are fast, big-play receivers. Value: First round, top 10. Kevin White: Sidney Rice. Tall, lean downfield threats […]
The 49ers just officially announced the hiring of its new coaching staff. Here it is: Offense Geep Chryst Offensive Coordinator Ronald Curry Wide Receivers Chris Foerster Offensive Line Adam Henry Wide Receivers Steve Logan Quarterbacks Tom Rathman Running Backs Tony Sparano Tight Ends Eric Wolford Assistant Offensive Line D.J. Boldin Offensive Assistant Defense Eric Mangini […]
The 49ers will hire Adam Henry to be the wide receivers coach, according to reports. Henry coached LSU’s wide receivers the past three seasons and helped develop Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry in 2012 and 2013. Good hire. Big upgrade over John Morton, one of the 49ers’ worst position coaches the past four seasons.
This is my Sunday column. Is it too early to predict which free agents the 49ers will re-sign this offseason? The 49ers still haven’t announced the hiring of Eric Mangini as the defensive coordinator or Geep Chryst as the offensive coordinator, and we still don’t know what schemes they plan on using. On defense will […]
This is my Friday column previewing the Warriors-Hawks game. WARNING — this is a basketball column. 49ers’ fans, feel free to skip this. OAKLAND The Warriors play in Atlanta Friday Night against their alter ego — the Atlanta Hawks, the team with the best record in the Eastern Conference. Is the game a special test […]
Pros: 1. Most impressive quarterback during Senior Bowl practices. 2. Excellent athlete — quick, elusive, fast, instinctual, strong, tough. 3. Has a hose for an arm. 4. Scored 70 touchdowns and gained 7,235 all-purpose yards in two seasons at Southeastern Louisiana. 5. Fits the 49ers’ offense. Can do a lot of the things Colin Kaepernick can […]
Welcome to the live blog for Super Bowl 49. I will update this with information and analysis from my living room. 3:24 Cris Collinsworth says the key to the game is the Patriots’ offensive tackles have to play fast. Speed game. 3:25 The Seahawks win the toss and defer. 3:30 Marshawn Lynch has a pint […]